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Franck Pachot

Testing Oracle on exoscale.ch

By | Database Administration & Monitoring | One Comment

By Franck Pachot . My last post came from a discussion at SITB with exoscale. They are doing Cloud hosting with datacenters in Switzerland. In Switzerland a lot of companies cannot host their data outside of the country, which is a no-go for the big Cloud providers. After the discussion they gave me a coupon for a trial IaaS instance. And if you follow my blog you should know that when I have a trial…

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DataBase Cloud Service performance – IOPS

By | Development & Performance, Oracle | No Comments

By Franck Pachot . Having a database in the cloud is very nice. You add storage with a few clicks. You don’t have to think about the storage type (DAS, SAN, NAS), size of disks, stripe size, SSD, etc. But do you have the performance you expect? I’ve tested I/O in the Cloud that just opened for Europe, so that I get an image of performance when nobody’s there. SLOB If you want to test…

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SLOB in the Cloud: how to check Cloud Services performance

By | Database Administration & Monitoring, Oracle | No Comments

By Franck Pachot . You buy resources on the Cloud, but they are mutualized, thanks to virtualization. Are you sure you have the resources you paid for? When it comes to Oracle databases there are 3 ways to test performances: Run an application, or a simulation of an application, such as the excellent SwingBench from Dominic Giles Run low-level calibration tools, such as Orion that simulate database, good when you have no database yet Or…

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